Plant Portraits:

The California Legacy of A.R. Valentien

Washington Lily: Lilium washingtonianum

The Washington Lily is the largest white lily native to the United States. It blooms during the heat of the summer in the chaparral and coniferous forests of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade ranges.

Washington Lily

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